The AMerican Cookout
September 6, 2020
It's becoming increasingly hard to find American made grills and grilling accessories, an irony similar to having a country's Olympic uniforms imported from another country, or even importing national flags. If you dig deep, you'll find that even the most celebrated American grilling companies have quietly shuffled their manufacturing abroad (ehem, Weber), however some remain, and with some support they just might stick around.
Below is a short list on American made grills, grilling tools, carving sets, and steak knives ranked by your level of devotion to:
**The American Cookout**
TEC Grills specializes in infrared grills, which using a layer of glass between the food and the flame, evenly disperses heat and prevents convection (moving hot air) from drying out your food. These grills were designed for juicy meat fanatics.
As simple as it gets: American made stainless steel spatula for under $15. This will cover your basic grilling needs, might cause you some trouble with your cylindrical meats, but you'll manage.
Those of you requiring a more complete solution might find it here with All-Clad's complete BBQ set. This set comes with a cool metal case and features easy to clean handle-less tools.
Ladies and gentlemen, Lamson cutlery, the oldest American cutlery manufacturer. Lamson makes the best of the best cutlery, and is used by professionals the world over. Purpose designed tools with a lifetime satisfaction guarantee.
Who says American made products have to be expensive? Back on the list is Rada Cutlery with it's simple, quality made carving set. You'll find Rada makes perfect entry level American made cutlery at the same price but higher quality then its imported counterparts.
Precision forged for a harder, sharper, corrosion resistant blade. Resin infused pakkawood handle. Hand assembled and sharpened. This could easily have made the Pro slot, and as far as quality is concerned, this is top-tier.
Securing the Pro slot is Warther Cutlery's carving set. Warther knives are true artisan products, handmade from tip to butt. These tools have character, and are perfect for those whose ideal quality level is: obsession.
Lightweight, good quality, reliable, easy to clean. Anyone interested in American made products should at least have this set of Rada steak knives. Keep it simple.
Like the Lamson carving set, these knives have been precision forged to be harder, sharper, and corrosion resistant. Often people focus on quality cooking utensils while overlooking eating utensils- break that habit with these masterfully made blades.
Bone handles. Mirror polished Tru-Sharp stainless steel. Miracl-Edge serrated blades. This is a hyper quality Case Knives product this will be passed down for generations. These knives steal the Pro spot because they transcend in both art and quality.
If you need more options or types of equipment, look through these companies other products, or check out the Appliances, Home, and Outdoors sections of this site. Hopefully this made your search for American made cookout products much easier.
By the way, check out Lamson for a huge variety of very high quality cutlery. They might not have made Pro in each category, but they are the MVPs of this article.